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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 16, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Chesterfield, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield Police were able to recover a stolen vehicle this afternoon. It just happens that the vehicle stolen was one of their own. Chesterfield Police say they went to the McDonalds on Hopkins Road around noon, after receiving a report of someone trying to steal a...
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(AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
July 16, 2018 - 10:58 am
FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Striking is forbidden under Metro'...
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(Dreamstime)
July 13, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Washington, D.C. (wrva.com) - Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says if President Donald Trump (R) cannot make Russia's election interference a top priority of his upcoming summit with Russian Leader Vladimir Putin, then the summit should not...
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(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 12, 2018 - 4:36 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) —The president of Ukraine says he agrees with U.S. President Donald Trump that a natural gas pipeline venture between Germany and Russia carries dangers. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday on France 24 TV that the pipeline "is an absolutely political project" and poses...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 12, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - Virginia ended the 2018 fiscal year on July 1st with a nearly $552 million surplus. The money came primarily from higher than expected payroll atx collections, a sign that both job and wage growth are growing. State Finance Secretary Aubrey Layne says much of the surplus...
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(Dreamstime)
July 12, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Chesterfield, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield County Public Schools have fired their security and safety manager, after facebook posts he made on his personal account. The posts, which have since been scrubbed from Donald Green's page, suggested that Muslim children were training to kill American kids...
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July 11, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - A Midlothian man has been sentenced today to 12 years in prison for defrauding approximately 51 customers of more than $600,000. Timothy Scott Wenk, 51, of Chesterfield County, owned Premier Consulting Services and Premier Credit Consultants. According to a press release...
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(Dreamstime)
July 11, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) -- The Virginia Lottery hit a record $600 million in profits for fiscal year 2018. The total passes the old record of $588 million, set in 2016, the year of the over one billion dollar Powerball jackpot. The lottery did not have any record mega-jackpots this year. Lottery...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 11, 2018 - 10:15 am
Chesterfield, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield Police are looking for an armed man who ran off after crashing his car along the Powhite Southbound. Police say the man first eluded a traffic stop along Midlothian Turnpike, eventually getting on the Powhite. Police say no one was injured in the crash...
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(Virginia State Police)
July 10, 2018 - 5:22 pm
UPDATE: Virginia State Police say a five day old infant considered missing and endangered has been located in Pulaski and is okay. No word on how the baby got there or whether that has been any arrest. **************************** Radford, VA (wrva.com) - The Virginia State Police has issued an...
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